Couch Grass Root | Agropyron repens

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Couch Grass Root

£3.50 50g           

Couch Grass Root (Agropyron repens)

Couch Grass roots (Agropyron repens)

Agropyron repens

Avoid prolonged use alongside prescription diuretics.


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Agropyron repens

Common name: Couch grass

Family: Poaceae

Part used: Rhizomes

Habitat: Pervasive plant which grows in many conditions and soils in temperate zones.

Constituents: Fructose, sugar alcohols, phenolic carboxylic acids, triticin (some similarities to inulin), silicic acid, silicates, vanillic acid.

Actions:Soothing diuretic, anti-inflammatory, demulcent

Traditional and current uses:

•  Irritation in bladder andurinary tract including cystitis

•  Bronchial catarrh

•  Gentle cleansing tonic

• Chronic skin conditions


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